setup and mintty (was Re: New setup.exe release?)

Christopher Faylor
Mon May 23 20:38:00 GMT 2011

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 09:14:15PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>What it should be called:
>a) "mintty": Few are going to know what that is.
>b) "Cygwin Bash Shell": That's the current name of course. Not
>compatible with option 1 above.
>c) "Cygwin Shell": Shell-neutral, but encourages the confusion between
>terminal and shell.
>d) "Cygwin Terminal": Linux desktops usually have "Terminal" entries
>in their menus.
>e) something else?
>I also think the console's start menu entry in the Cygwin folder
>should be kept, perhaps with a new name. "Console" vs "Terminal"?

I think "Cygwin Terminal" makes sense.  As you say, Linux has something
similar.  Linux doesn't call it "Linux Terminal" because it doesn't have
to, of course.


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